GLOSSARY

A medicine or treatment for the symptoms of an insect or plant bite or sting.

A compound which is released by cells in response to injury and in allergic and inflammatory reactions, causing contraction of smooth muscle and dilation of capillaries.

A serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes. If malaria is not diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal.

A poison of plant or animal origin

Having extreme physical sensitivity to particular substances or conditions.